Charles R. “Bob” Marple, 86, of East Windsor, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton. Born in Hightstown, Bob was an area resident his entire life.
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Bob worked for Native Laces & Textiles in Hightstown for 21 years before switching careers and working for the US Postal Service in their Cranbury branch for 29 years before his retirement. He was a past member of the Hightstown Lion’s Club. When he was younger, Bob loved to fish and most recently he cherished his time with family and friends.
Bob is survived by his wife of 63 years, Patricia Staump Marple, three daughters, Karen Holmes (Roger), Nancy Oliver (John) and Frances Seip (Richard); three grandchildren, Brett Oliver (Shelby), Richard Seip and Felicia Seip; two great grandchildren, Autumn and Lacey.
Private family services will be held at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Hightstown at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Barlow & Zimmer Funeral Home, 202 Stockton Street, Hightstown, NJ 08520. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Bob’s name to the First United Methodist Church of Hightstown, PO Box 137, Hightstown, NJ 08520.